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Government Transformation

The Mowat Centre’s government transformation research stream examines how governments can improve their ability to deliver high-quality public services and public policy, even in times of fiscal constraint. Our publications are intended to help facilitate informed, strategic, long-term decision-making in Canada.


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Portraits 2017

The Portraits 2017 series analyzes survey data from a comprehensive study of public opinion in Ontario and Quebec. The survey focused on a wide range of subjects, including federalism, the economy, social programs, international trade, immigration and diversity, and relations with Indigenous peoples.

renewing canada's social architecture

Renewing Canada’s Social Architecture

A series of research papers that look at the social architecture — the  suite of social programs and policies familiar to generations of Canadians — that offer some fresh ideas on how to introduce change and renewal.